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The Mid-island mail. (Medford, N.Y.) 1935-1941, April 16, 1941, Image 4

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mmsm^^~—^m^^^mi^mimm *^>msamssmmimtimmmmmmm imm CA§H for OLD GOLD , -I DIAMONDS MlETAlfe Jewelry StdiS rWrMAIN ST. PATCHOGIJE: NEW LOW PRICE OIN So-cony Waterwhite KE ROSEN E NOW g* e ONLY €* GAL. In Lots of 25 Gala, or More (Price subject to chnnito -withput notice) ; For Lamps , Kerosene Stoves , Brooders and Rang. 0 Burn^i-s. We Deliver —. Prompt S«rvic© RELIEF TICKETS ACCENTED '[ Meyer ' s Garage MEDFOR D Phone P&tcJtosua %467J2 I. '\ ' ¦'' ¦ ¦\ ' ¦¦ ' - ¦ \' ¦ • ¦¦ - <» •• - » \ S \\\yii\\ i \ , 'i »T .li ' ¦ ¦ *!' s a Medford Miseellaiaies Medford is ably represented in our news columns by the work of two correspondents : . -2 -N - -• Gertrude Mistier Martha Theis Oliio Avenue Tel. Pat. 1 193-J Miss Helen Faber , who taught the fifth grade here last year , accompan- ied by her mother from Bay Shore , visited her former students at the Medford school on Wediiesdaj- - . Mrs. A. Kurtinatis and daughter Dorothy of Hollas spent the Easter week-end with Mrs. Kurtinatis * moth- er , Mrs. Lena Mistlei- of Waverly avenue. Mrs. Kurtinatis returned on Sunday , but Dorothy is staying with her grandmother for the rest of the week. On Sunday morning* the firemen were called to a blaze en the Jansen property on Oak street. It was put out in a short time. Mrs. H. Goepfert amd family of Richmond Hill are visiting her sis- ter , Mrs . Gustave Wessel of Wess-el lane. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Martinez of Brooklyn -were -week-end visitors at the liome of Mr. Martinez ' [parents on Oak street. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schrafft and son , Arthur , Jr., of Maspeth visited last Sunday with Mrs. S elirafft' s \brother-in-law - an d sister , Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mistier of Waverly ave- nue. Mrs. Elizabeth v Hubbs of Jamaica spent last Tuesday ani Wednesday with her son-in-law and daughter , Mr. and Mrs. William Smith of Mt. \Vernon avenue. Mrs. Ferde Mistier aad sorts , Dick and Don , Mrs. Lena Mistier and Miss Trudy Mistier spent last Thursday and Friday in \ New York with Mr. and M2-s. Edward Zarembo. Mrs. Zarembo. returned to spend the Easter holiday with her daughter , Sirs . F. Mistier of Ohio avenue- Edward Calhoun of the Bronx is spending the Easter vacation with his grandparents , Mr . and Mrs . E. J. Calhoun of Wessel lane. Another grandson , William , was unable to come out. Mr. and Mrs. V. Digilio and chil- dren , Duk« , Victor and Rosemary, of Long Island City wer-e holiday ' vis- itors of Mrs. Digilio ' s parents , Mr. and Mrs . Ralph Hart of Pennsylvania avenue. Miss Margaret Hart , wli o is employed in the city, als o spent Easter with her parents. Mrs. Russell Kleckaier , wlio has made her home with her pareaits , Mr. and Mrs. Paul Westplial , shice her husband was transferred to Panama , was planning to join him last week , but because of Army regulations she was unabl e to go. Daniel Murray of Pennsylvania ave- nue has returned to his home after having been in Mather Memorial hos- pital) Port Jefferson , for severa l days under observation. Easter visitors at the home of Mrs. Lena Bau er of Waverly avenue were members of her family , including Mr. and Mrs , Joseph Mazzoni and chil- dren, and Mr , and Mrs. Elmo John- On Easter Sunday, the services at St. Mark' s Episcopal mission were attended by 104 people , who com- pletely filled the small church. The cho-ir of 17 men and women sang the entire service of the Holy Eucharist ; including all chants , the Lord' s pray- er and the antheni , \Easter Day. \ The Rev. W. Robert Hampshire of- ficiated and ga ve an impressive ad- dress. Sixty-five parishioners took holy communion. Because the ser- vice was long, the regular Easter service will be h eld on April 20 , which is Low Sunday. The beautiful lilies and other flowers which adorned the altar were given as memorials by members of the guild and the Burk- hardt , Truman , Forster , Eichtberg and Smith families , and the Rev. Henry Willman. . There was also a fine attendance on Good Friday, when the impressive \Story of the Cross \ was swig- by the Rev. Henry Willman and the choir. The Rev. W. Robert Hampshire gave the principal address. St. Mark' s Women ' s guild will meet at the home of Mrs. A. Fischer on - son of South Huntington and Mr. and Mrs. George Weber of Coram. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mistier , Jr., who have been living in Patehogue , are occupying the old Beck homestead on the State read. Their (laughter. Vivian is stay ing- with her grandpar- ents , Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mistier , Sr., of Waverly avenue for the present. Mrs. William Dempsey and daugh - ter Vera and Mrs. William Daly of Astoria spent Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Orben of Lon g- Island avenue. Mrs. Marie Tully and daughters , the Misses Agnes and Helen , and sons , Th omas and Arthur; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sp e rrazo , Mrs. M*^» Schwarz and Miss Lena Kayser , all of Astoria; Mi ss Henrietta Grange of Ronkon- koma and John Mizgier , Jr., ofyjBaby- Ion were Easter Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Miz- gier of Robinson avenue. Helmu t Meyer has been undergoing treatment a few times each week at Mt. Sinai hospital , Manhattan , and is improving slowly. ' Miss Plymouth Gilead of Brooklyn is spending the Easter vacation with her brother-in-law and sister , Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Bianco of the State road. Miss Charlotte Muller of Patehogue , formerly a teaclier in the local school , accompanied Miss Lorraine Latham and Miss Beverly Mistier to Spencer- port , to visit Miss Latham ' s family during Easter holidays. Mrs. S, J. Frace , Mrs. H. Matsun- aye, Mrs. Charles Littell , Mrs. T. W. Betts and Mrs. Henry Wolde attended a meeting of Old Glory chapter , Or- dea' of Eastern Star , last Thursday ev-ening at Patehogue. \ Mr. and Mrs . ' Harold . Fritz and daughter Gerakline of Brooklyn were ho-liday visitor s at the home of Mr. and* Mrs. William Fritz , Sr., of Forest avenue. The Medford Democratic club met Monday evening at , the ' hall on Long Island avenue with a good attendance , President Herman Masem , presiding, and several new members were en- tered into the organization. >A card party is planqed for: Friday evening, May 23 , and . a committee of five women and five men was chosen . A so-cial with cards , and , refreshments followed the business , session, , . Prizes were awarded to Cliarles Rattiger , Theodore Mueller and Mrs , '\Hermari Maisom \n aerpplanc pinoclile; E , J. Calhoun , straight pinochle; Peter Holz , euchre; and Mrs. Nick Bianco , bunco. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Cullum and son Robert motored to Woodside on Monday and Eobert is remaining there with his aunt , Mrs. G. Lucas for Easter week. Mr. and Mrs. John Seylirig and two children , formerl y of. Brooklyn , who moved this week to Lindenhurst , were guests on Easter Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Grieshammer of Waverl y avenue . Miss Anne McBride of Sharonhill , Pa., was a guest of Charles Berke , at the home of his parents , Mr. and Mrs. Fred Berke of ' Long Island avenue , during the Easter week-end. Mr. and Mrs . Frank Carasiti and son Buddy spent Ea ster Sunday and Monday in Astoria with Mr. and Mrs. J. Carasiti. Robert Boehl , son of Mr. * and Mrs. Jac Boehl of Oregon avenue , had a ionsileetomy last Tuesday at the Southside hos.pital , ^ay Shore. He returned home the following day. Louis Hahk , Jr., and Eugene Kelly are spending this week in Astoria with Mrs. Louise Kelly. Mrs. Kelly and cousin , John Brandt , came out last Friday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Louis Halik , and the two boys re- turned with them. George Mistier , Jr., of Ohio avenue was ill a few days the early part of the week and was unable to attend his work at the Wingerath Lumber company in Patehogue. George Rattiger of Brooklyn spent Easter with his brotlier and sister-in- law ,, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rattiger of Ohio avenue. Mr, and Mrs . , Joseph Gordon and daughter Rita of Port Jefferson , Mr. and Mrs. John Mistier and children were guests on Easter Sunday at: tho home oi! Mr, apd Mrs. George Mistier , Jr., of Ohio avenue. Albert Koechel , William Rate , John Schleyer and Ferde Mistier met last Wednesday evening at the home of Carlcton Upright on Oregon avenue to, talk , over the proposed . local Boy Scout troop. These men will act as the Troop, committee. ' Ml* . Beard of the Port Jefferson office of the Boy Scouts was also present. The com- mittee will meet again- this evening at Mr. Upright' s home to discuss the matter further. ; The troop is being sponsored , by the local Parent-Teachei; association. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Pedatella , Warren and Anna Pedatella and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilhelm of. -P . ough- lceepsie were holiday guests of M , iss Katherine Berke. They all visite d Camp Upton , where Arthur Pedatella , son of Mr. and, Mrs. A, Pedatella , is now stationed, Mrs. A. Pollara of Ohio avenue- spent last : weok 'in Brooklyn witli |ier children. On -Easter-Sunday Mr. and Mrs;. Pollara entertained their family, including ; Mr-:.and Mrs, , ,A. Rissoli , Dr. William Pollara iind Miss Cecilia Pollara , : all of Brooklyn. . M\\ ' Rissol i j their 'aonnin -law , : dias: -taken ; a ' Soyornmon^; jo ' i>tfi#ri > in ^ \Wa^iliiifftoh , ' v:0.i\iai|id?.wlW' *^ post. Mrs. Eissoh will remain m Brooklyn with her sister at present. A gift package has been sent to Pvt. John Gautier at Mitchel field , from the Henry James Jones post , ' Veterans Forei gn Wars , \by Thomas L. Cullum , , who was app ointed to this committee. This practise will continue to be carried; out Tjy the post as the various young men from this section are called to service. St. Sylvester ' s R. C. churc h was filled at both masses on Easter Sun- day and the altar was beautifully adorned with cut flowers and plants. The children ' s choir sang at the 7 :80 mass and high mass was celebrated at 9:30 o ' clock with the adult choir assisting, directed by Mrs. Thomas L. Cullum , organist. _ Miss Thelma Patterson sang a solo , \Ave Maria. \ Tlie Rev . AJphonse Pecchio was the celebran t at both masses. The altar boys who served at the masses Avere James and John Masem , William Mistier , Angelo Baranello , Joseph Schleyer , Joseph Masem , Donald Co- man , Vincent and J. DeBono , Joseph Connelly, Jr., Thomas Cullum , Jr., William Weinrich , Jr., and Ed Kier- nan. There will not be any choir re- hearsal during the Easter lioli days and the regular children ' s religious instruction on Thursday afternoon will be omitted this week. Jamaica avenue Monday afternoon. As importan t business will be dis- cussed , everyone is urged to attend, the group is-conducting and encour- aging membership drive , and several new women are expected to join this week . Choir rehearsals are held at St. Mark' s Episcopal mission every Wed- nesday evening from , 7:30 to 8:30. Regular Sunday services are : Church school , 8 :45 to 9 :45 a. m.; church , . 9:45 to 10:45 a. m. The Medford Republican club met at the Community hall Friday, eve- ning, and after a sh ort business meet- ing, over which Edward Pirher , presi- dent , presided , a program of sound mo- tion pictures- were shown by Frank Chara. The pi-ctures were educational and interesting;, on the growing of to- bacco and the manufacture of cigar- ettes. There was also a reel of \See , \ which included- a number of comedies and scenic shorts. Refreshments were served after the program. The host- esses were Mrs. S. Beck , Mrs. J. Dvorak , Mrs. William Glover , airs. George Schaecher , Mrs. T. Hudak and Mrs . A. , Koechel , who furnished ; the sandwiches. Mrs. J. Frace won a. small prize. Mr. and Mrs . Joseph Connelly of Pennsylvania avenue have announced the engagement of their daughter , Eleanor Rita , to John Edward Petrou of Astoria. The Ladies ' auxiliary of the Med- ford Fire department , which usually meets on the third Thursday, will convene instead next Monday, when final arrangements for the skating party to be held at the Patehogue rink in May will be completed. The Medford Home Bureau unit held its third class in the making of slip covers at the firehouse yesterday, with Mrs. D. Hunter , county leader , in charge. Last Friday, Mrs. W. D. Warner and Mrs. E. Theis attended a lecture on the growing aoid uses of herbs. Many herb gardens will be started this year by members of the Home and Farm Bureaus. Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Warner of Mt. Vernon avenue on Sunday included Mrs. A. Fischer and Mr. and Mrs. E. Theis of Medford and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sau brlich of Central Islip . A card party will he held at the Gommunaty hall Friday evening for the benefit of the Bellport Bjigh. school batd , which is going to Ppughkeepsie on April 25 to compete in a state band contest. The Bellport band , which won the Long Island contest , has quite a few Medford students as meinbers . The proceeds will be used to defray part of the expenses of the trip. The committee includes . Mrs . Nicholas Masem , Mrs. George Zeid- ler , Mrs. William Rate , Mrs. Jacob Boehl , Mrs. . Walter Hansen and Mrs. E. Theis , who will be assisted by the boys and girls in the band. On Friday, April 25 , Dr. J. Dran- itzke of Patehogue will inoculate . . a number of Medford pupils at the school , following a report of summer roundup by P. T. A. members and Miss \ Vera Jacques , health nurse. At 9:15 p. m. - Friday, an. - eastbound sedan , owned by Minnie Brockob and operated by Henry J. Cowen , both of Petty lane , Medford., which had been br ought to a standstill on East Main street at Medford avenue , Pateh- ogue , preparatory to being turned left into Medford avenue , was struck by a westbound sedan , owned by Mae A. Perldnson and driven by Arthu r Perkinson , both of 51 Lee avenue , Patehogue , according to . a report Med at Village Police headquarters by Mr. Cowen . MEDFORD SCHOOL \Annual Field day will be held Fri- day, May 2 , at the Medford school , ( with Holtsville pupils also participat- ing:, There will be contests , races , track events and folic dancing. An exhibit will he shown, in the class- rooms. ; Refreshments ofj ice crea-m and cake : wiH be servedL . LAKE RONKONKOMA SCHOOil . The annual eighth - grade cajd. party will be held at the Ronkohlcoina ftr ' ehouse on Saturday evening, April 20. Proceeds * will be \ u^ed for tho pupils ' anpriaJ New .Yorjc trip in May. . The -attendance repol-t for Maiych is . ' a? . - . -follows ' : Days( school was in session 19 , pupils enroled 110 , pupils illegally absent 3 , number of hijtll! . days of non-legal absence 8 , absences reported to attendance offlt-er' 5, ^asea o»| tardahefls lO , transfer card s issued 0 ,; possible aflgrejgate days* attend 4iianp0 v 3,084 , aggregate days atton- cla-nco 4, 860. ^he . attendance during 1 IsRst month was 81)-per cent. . ' ¦ ' . .!, ' . - ¦ ¦ . • ' The Lake Ronkonkoina schoolwtfll irO'-roijifo^Kjoxt M6riM.ywa,M quarterl y - . ^^ ?^' -^^-^ ^i iast-^^^^Uia^^i^u^a^ ' i-HQ ' - -: . - fwfp^^^^^ y:-*ttff-W!(4 ' ,> , ' , ;» ';v*»M it. 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